JEE Main 2021 Update : NTA Increases Number Of Exam Centers For Next Sessions

The National Testing Agency has added three more exam centers, including one Indian and two overseas centers, for the next three sessions of the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2021. The three new centers would be located in Kargil, Ladakh, India, Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, and Abuja/Lagos in Nigeria. 

“On the request of various candidates and keeping in view the hardships faced by the candidates due to COVID-19 epidemic, the NTA has added three cities of examination center for JEE Main 2021 from March onwards,” the NTA notification said.

The application window for the March session of JEE Main 2021 has been started, and it would be available till March 6. NTA said that the candidates would be allowed to opt for these new centers while applying for the March, April, or May session of JEE Main.

Those candidates who have already registered for the upcoming sessions would be allowed to modify their particulars – city, session, subject, etc. during the application window.

Only B. Tech candidates would be allowed to appear in the entrance exam in March and April sessions. Candidates who wish to appear again for Paper 2A (B. Arch) and 2B (B. Planning) would have the next opportunity to apply during the May session, NTA had earlier said.

Candidates can apply for one session or more than one session (March /April /May 2021) together and pay the exam fee accordingly.

“If a candidate wants to apply only for one session, he/she has to pay the examination fee only for that session during the current application period and will have the opportunity to apply again for the remaining April/May sessions,” NTA had said previously.

Apply for JEE Main March session

NTA conducted JEE Main February exams from February 23 to 26 on all exam days. In the first session, the exam was conducted for Engineering (BE/B. Tech), Architecture (B. Arch), and Planning (B. Planning) aspirants.

As per NTA’s exam calendar, JEE Main February result will be announced by March 7.

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